Sunday 5 October 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jérôme Deschamps and Brian Johnson.
Nightmare Alley, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Seven Arts Quiz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1947 ?
- Jérôme Deschamps: French actor, director and stage author, as well as a cinema actor and director associated with the Famille Deschiens troupe founded by Macha Makeïeff in 1978.
- Brian Johnson: American singer (AC/DC) after replacing Bon Scott's death in 1980.
- Michèle Pierre-Louis: Haitian politician 14th Prime Minister of Haiti.
- 1st Presidential address televised from White House-HS Truman
- Al Gionfriddo makes a great catch off Joe Dimaggio in World Series
- First Presidential address televised from White House - Harry Truman.
- The first televised White House address is given by U.S. President Harry S. Truman.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1947 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Near You - Elliot Lawrence & His Orchestra
- An Apple Blossom Wedding - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (Vocal Don Cornell)
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